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1 hr ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Beckett link brings 'Happy Days' back to Northern ...

The man who brought an opera to Britain's biggest rock festival is using the enigmatic plays of Samuel Beckett to lure tourists back to a town better known for one of Northern Ireland's worst 'Troubles'.

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Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom, Arts

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Fire destroys historic theater in Abilene

Dickinson County Emergency Management Director Chancy Smith said the theatre was a total loss.

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Related Topix: Arts, Abilene, KS, Dickinson County, KS, Wichita, KS

7 hrs ago | The Day

Colonial Theater goes comic with 'Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged'

There's some heavy lifting for the trio of actors taking on the complete works of Shakespeare, from left, Jason Guy, Mark Irish and Paul Romero.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature

11 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Theater preview: Get out, see dramatic reading of play about agoraphobic

Critically acclaimed author Phyllis Theroux will be in town for the dramatic reading of her play "The Companion" this weekend at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts in Carmel.

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Related Topix: Arts, California

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Reuters

"Shakespeare in Love" bows on London stage - with the dog

The 1998 hit movie "Shakespeare in Love" wove the Bard's famous words into a Hollywood romantic comedy.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Shakespeare in Love, Arts, Celebrities, Joseph Fiennes

Denver Post

Theater shooting: CBI analyst testifies all bullets at crime scene link back to Holmes

A bullet leaves the barrel of a Smith & Wesson M&P15 traveling at 3,000 feet per second, covering the space of a large room seven times faster than a human can react.

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Northwest News and Tribune

Youth theater group to put on original production

Annie Cerillo, a director of the Broadway Bound youth theater group at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, decided that “The Wizard of Oz” would be a can't- miss idea.

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Related Topix: Arts, Kids, Family

Business Journal

CNM ready to raise curtain on new theater

Joe Damour, a member of CNM's theater department, said a new performance space will enhance the college's theater program.

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Related Topix: Arts, University of New Mexico

BroadwayWorld.com

Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20

MSG Entertainment announced today that legendary French singer Charles Aznavour will make his only area appearance performing a farewell concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 20. With a career spanning over 70 years, garnering over 100 million records sold, 1200 songs, 80 movies, and 294 albums, Charles Aznavour has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chanson, Charles Aznavour, Arts

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Stranger

Theater Schmeater Returns with a Silly Wayne Rawley Comedy

In his 2011 play Live! From the Last Night of My Life , he gave us a window into the mind of Doug Sample, a former Amazon.com employee who's wound up working the graveyard shift at a rural gas station.

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LaGrange Daily News

'A funny, light-hearted, good show'

Man in Chair, played by Sam Bolar, left, looks at his vinyl record of 'The Drowsy Chaperone' with the cast behind him.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Arts, Dance, Musical Theater

Electronic House

Kalomirakis Builds the Biggest Little Home Theater in New York

Theo Kalomirakis has the biggest small home theater in New York City. For those who don't know, Kalomirakis is one of the world's most sought-after home theater designers .

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Related Topix: Arts, Interior Design, Watches

EDGE

Hell on Wheels - The Complete Third Season

In addition to advertising executives in the turbulent 1960s and human survivors making their way through the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse, AMC offers viewers a different take on the Western with "Hell on Wheels," an ambitious show about the construction of the transcontinental railroad that turned, in its first two seasons, around its main ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hell on Wheels, Entertainment, Television, Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Celebrities, Arts

Bellingham Herald

Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

The Second City Training Center announced Tuesday that it will lease a former movie theater next to its location on the city's North Side.

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KNEK-FM Lafayette

James Brown Takes the Stage Again at the Apollo with "Get On Up" Premiere

Monday night, James Brown 's music lit up the famed Apollo Theater once again, with the star-studded premiere of the biopic Get On Up: The James Brown Story in New York.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Arts, The Help, 42, Chadwick Boseman

BroadwayWorld.com

it's Just Sex to Play Secret Rose Theater, 8/22-10/26

After over 2 Years of sold out performances in Los Angeles, and 11 months Off-Broadway in New York City, It's Just Sex, the original, acclaimed, award-winning comedy about partner-swapping couples, makes its return to LA.

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Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, North-Hollywood, CA, Comedy Movies, Bowfinger

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Reporter

Box office top 20: 'Apes' holds reign with $36.3M

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," maintained its box office rule with $36.3 million over the weekend, according to final studio figures Monday.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Arts

Reuters

Modern 'Medea' in London stars Potter film's Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory of Harry Potter fame is a chain-smoking Medea and pop duo Goldfrapp provides a riveting score for a new staging in London of Euripides's 2,500-year-old play that may not be the "Medea" of all time but is certainly one for this age.

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Related Topix: Arts, Wedding

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Officers fight subpoenas in theater shootings case

The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers' disciplinary records.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opinion

National Public Radio

This Year, Avignon Festival Is A Stage For Both Plays And Protest

The festival has been international since 1966 and today French performances make up only 20 percent of all acts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Jean Vilar

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